Honoured Canadians exhibit coming to Victoria this week

Initiative is spearheaded by Governor General's office

A new travelling exhibit highlighting the significant contributions made by Canadians receiving such honours as the Order of Canada and decorations for military bravery is in town this week.

It’s An Honour, a rolling exhibit focusing on the Canadian Honours System, includes interpretive panels, multimedia elements and artifacts from Canadian history.

It will be open Thursday (Jan. 23) for student viewing at Rockheights middle school, 1250 Highrock Ave. in Esquimalt, and be open to the public there from 4 to 6 p.m. On Friday, the exhibit stops at Government House, where it will be open for public viewing from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information visit gg.ca/HonoursExhibit and follow @HonoursExhibit on Facebook and Twitter.

ddescoteau@vicnews.com